Uncategorized

Putting the green in St. Patrick’s Day

Putting the green in St. Patrick’s Day
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. We all know the St. Patty’s Day traditions – temporary shamrock tattoos, beads, block parties, Irish pubs, and, of course, green beer. This year, let’s take the “green” theme up a notch with the added flair of sustainability! That’s right – it’s possible to embrace your inner Irish and lower your… read more →

Eco-friendly parties for your little ones

This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. Your child has been relentlessly reminding you these past six months:  his or her birthday is coming up! If you’re in the party planning stages, here’s a thought: why not teach your little ones how to have fun in an environmentally conscious way? Below, find our top tips for reducing your… read more →

Snowed In – going green in winter weather

Snowed In – going green in winter weather
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. This winter season, schoolchildren everywhere are performing snow dances and going to bed with their PJ’s on inside out, in eager anticipation of a coveted snow day. Parents, however, often have icier feelings towards winter weather. The idea of a snowstorm – and worse yet, ice – is enough to make… read more →

Urban homesteading

Urban homesteading
This post originally appeared on the JustGreen Community website. Small refrigerators, minimal storage and tiny sinks are generally what come to mind when picturing the “urban” kitchen– hardly a place where nourishing meals could be harvested, prepared and stored. However, with the popularity of urban homesteading on the rise, more and more city dwellers now realize that their choice of living… read more →

Many corporations continue to ignore their largest sources of emissions

By Mark Mondik Just before Thanksgiving, I attended VERGE SF, a gathering of the sustainability community in San Francisco.  Overall, the conference was well run, informative, and professionally produced—a success—but I couldn't help feeling that something was missing from the conversation.  Later, I realized what it was: Almost no one was talking about a comprehensive plan to address the bulk… read more →

The carbon footprint of Thanksgiving

By Lauren Rosenberg Thanksgiving is a week away, and we’ve broken down the carbon footprint of a turkey, as well as the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases this holiday season: Thanksgiving-related travel. See how your choices affect your carbon footprint, and learn how to lower your impact. Have more ideas to reduce your carbon footprint this Thanksgiving? Share them with us… read more →
4 of 34
12345678

Facebook

Get the Facebook Likebox Slider Pro for WordPress